Caregiving for Someone with a TBI: A Unique Experience

Carolyn Rocchio, a mother and longtime caregiver as well as a nationally recognized advocate, author, and speaker in the field of brain injury, talks about learning to be a caregiver for her son with TBI.

This is an excerpt from BrainLine's webcast Caregiving and TBI: What You Need to Know. See full webcast here.

How is care giving for someone with a TBI different? It is very different. And having had some experience caring for my elderly mother, it was a very gradual descent, in which I assumed responsibility for some of the things that she needed. But it is one moment in time that your life changes forever with a brain injury. You have no prior experience, and there is no preparation for managing a brain injury.
Posted on BrainLine May 27, 2011.